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RSRC logoThis center supports regional economic development and innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and support K-12 science educators by providing a collection of science materials, books, digital media, online resources, equipment, and science experiment kits. The center will also provide STEM and green technology learning experiences and professional development programs to enhance curriculum and instruction to ensure students are scientifically literate and aspire to careers in the sciences. Please join us!

Please contact us to arrange a time to browse the materials and talk to us about training availability and scheduling.


Featured Item!

No Bones About It: Designing Knee Braces a binder of 4 lessons focused on Biomedical Engineering. As part of the Engineering is Elementary curriculum, this binder comes with a story book, the lesson plans, worksheets, and assessments. This is designed for grades 3-5 and ties into discussions on the human body, human body systems, and mathematic concepts such as problem solving and data analysis.

More information on the No Bones About It binder can be found out at the EiE website.

http://www.mos.org/eie/kneebraces.php


For more information contact: Chris Himes
375 Church Street
North Adams, MA 01247-4100
413.662.5222 or 413.662.4298


Supply List

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES Taconic foundation Berkshire Educational Grant

Lowe's Toolbox for Education Grant Program

Yawkey Foundation
Grants for Education and After School Programs

Toshiba America Foundation
Grants to Improve Science and Mathematics Education

NEA Foundation

Nickelodeon's Big Green Grants

USEFUL LINKS:

Teacher's Domain is an extensive library of free digital media resources produced by public television, designed for classroom use and professional development.

Assessment Tool Search Engine
This is an excellent site. Field-tested learning assessment guide for science, tech,
engineering and math

Access Excellence
This is a great link full of innovative ideas for everyone who teaches STEM topics.

NASA Quest
An educational website dedicated to bringing NASA people, space and science into the classrooms through the internet.

National Science Teachers Association Teacher Resources

National Science Teachers Association

PUZZLEMAKERS
Discovery School - Create word searches using your own vocabulary.

ed Helper.com -fast and easy puzzle maker. Includes crossword, word search, math searches, bingo, and logic puzzle makers.

NOVA Science NOW for Educators explore teacher guides, get the latest science news!

Live Science Great site for current science news.